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1. "The Search for reason ends at the known; on the immense expanse beyond it only the sense of the ineffable can glide. It alone knows the route to that which is remote from experience and understanding. Neither of them is amphibious: reason cannot go beyond the shore, and the sense of the ineffable is out of place where we measure, where we weigh. We do not leave the shore of the known in search of adventure or suspense or because of the failure of reason to answer our questions. We sail because our mind is like a fantastic seashell, and when applying our ear to its lips we hear a perpetual murmur from the waves beyond the shore. Citizens of two realms, we all must sustain a dual allegiance: we sense the ineffable in one realm, we name and exploit reality in another. Between the two we set up a system of references, but we can never fill the gap. They are as far and as close to each other as time and calendar, as violin and melody, as life and what lies beyond the last breath."
Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
2. "The fallacy that Morley in his life of Gladstone asserts to be the greatest affliction of politicians; it is indeed a common plague of humanity. It is:The fallacy of attributing to one cause what is due to many causes."
Author: Alfred Korzybski
3. "His life rushes onward in such torrential rhythm that...only angels and devils can catch the tempo of it."
Author: Anaïs Nin
4. "I do think I have an ability to record sensual and emotional facts and factoids, to construct a convincing surface of what life feels like, both physical life and emotional life."
Author: Anne Carson
5. "A man who does not see stuff and nonsense in a moonshine will blow his life to bits."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
6. "A life which does not go into action is a failure."
Author: Arnold J. Toynbee
7. "Old Father Timothy offers this advice to his younger readers, included for free in the price of this memoir: conduct your life in such a way that, when you train breaks down in the eve of you years, you have a warm dry car drive by a loved one - or a hired one, it matters not - to take you home."
Author: David Mitchell
8. "Asthma research is a lot better and new medicines are always coming out to help young people."
Author: Dominique Wilkins
9. "Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward."
Author: Drew Houston
10. "When my kids were toddlers, they had all these rotomolded plastic things. My life became surrounded by big, hollow plastic toys - from the scale of playhouses down to rocking horses, and everything in between - which we would then take to the secondhand store. But we'd get sentimentally attached and hate to see them go."
Author: Greg Lynn
11. "It's getting too late in my life to care about the small things. It's getting too late to not be brave, to not live my life fully, to not try to be an artist. Trivial things like how nice your hotel room is, or if you have to be naked for a while, they fade away."
Author: Helen Hunt
12. "God, he was probably too young to be this old, but life had a way of being about experience, rather than calendar days."
Author: J.R. Ward
13. "There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive."
Author: Jack London
14. "Remember how it was when we kissed? Armfuls and armfuls of light thrown right at us. A rope dropping down from the sky. How can the word love and the word life even fit in the mouth?"
Author: Jandy Nelson
15. "The pinnacle of every conversation is coming to the point."
Author: Jarod Kintz
16. "The real hell of life is everyone has his reasons."
Author: Jean Renoir
17. "When I was small and easily wounded books were my carapace. If I were recalled to my hurts in the middle of a book they somehow mattered less. My corporeal life was slight the dazzling one in my head was what really mattered. Returning to books was coming home."
Author: Lauren Groff
18. "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure."
Author: Mark Twain
19. "I've read about this in books, imagined it in my mind countless times since I've been here, but to actually witness it is something entirely different. I thought I was prepared, but nothing—no amount of book learning or supposed life experience or bravado—can make you invulnerable to the sight of a vampire drinking blood."
Author: Melika Dannese Lux
20. "What in life can love not penetrate?"
Author: Mitch Albom
21. "The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and goodbye for the last."
Author: Moira Rogers
22. "Inner-life questions are the kind everyone asks, with or without benefit of God-talk: 'Does my life have meaning and purpose?' 'Do I have gifts that the world wants and needs?' 'Whom and what shall I serve?' 'Whom and what can I trust?' 'How can I rise above my fears?'"
Author: Parker Palmer
23. "When you are sixteen you do not know what your parents know, or much of what they understand, and less of what's in their hearts. This can save you from becoming an adult too early, save your life from becoming only theirs lived over again--which is a loss. But to shield yourself--as I didn't do--seems to be an even greater error, since what's lost is the truth of your parents' life and what you should think about it, and beyond that, how you should estimate the world you are about to live in."
Author: Richard Ford
24. "If there is a void in your life then you will never fill it with cash!"
Author: Stephen Richards
25. "I think my life in general, like that of any human being, has highs and lows, has moments of great light and moments of great darkness."
Author: Thalia
26. "One day's life of a lion is preferable to hundred years' of a jackal"
Author: Tipu Sultan
27. "It's my job really, to help you, my reader, in accepting things as real that aren't. Most books try to get you to accept things that, at the very least, could be real – and that's difficult enough, goodness knows – but here, in this book, nothing seems to be even trying to be real. Except, I would say, me. I'm here, I'm real. And to be honest, I've never been here before. I don't know where I am, I don't know what I'm doing. In some ways, I'm afraid this is the most real story I've ever written."
Author: Tony Burgess
28. "I think some girls get so caught up in the wedding part that they forget about the marriage part, and they end up bonded for life to the wrong person. It's not the wedding part that matters."
Author: Wendy Wunder
29. "Mr William, he said, in my life six times have I crashed, and on not one occasion have I ever been killed.( Bevinda Singh taxi driver from City of Djinns"
Author: William Dalrymple
30. "It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations."
Author: Winston Churchill

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